CIPR’s #AIinPR panel sponsors Data Science Foundation Awards

CIPR’s #AIinPR panel have announced their sponsorship of two awards at the inaugural International Data Science Awards. The two awards – ‘Communicator Making Best Use of Data’ and ‘Communicating with Best Use of Data’ – both celebrating best use of data in communications, recognise teams and individuals who are utilising data to deliver outstanding communications work. The awards, organised by The Data Science Foundation, recognise best practice, innovation and excellence in data science and related disciplines. Entries from individuals, universities and both non-profit and commercial organisations as well as agencies…

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Business must adopt ‘ethical approach’ to AI – #AIinPR panel

The CIPR’s Artificial Intelligence Panel (#AIinPR) has backed guidelines proposed by the European Commission that promote an ethics-driven approaches to AI. The draft guidelines – published in December last year – set out a framework for establishing Trustworthy AI. In its response to the guidelines, the #AIinPR panel welcome efforts to avoid biases in AI algorithms that can prejudice the way machines and platforms learn and behave. The response also calls on PR professionals adopt a leadership role to help businesses navigate the ethical challenges posed by AI. The final version of the EU Guidelines…

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CIPR #AIinPR sets out ambitious strategy for 2019

The CIPR‘s Artificial Intelligence (#AIinPR) Panel has announced its plans for 2019. The Panel – Chaired by Stephen Waddington Chart.PR, Hon FCIPR – was created a year ago to explore the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on public relations practice. The group has established an international reputation as a centre of excellence for promoting understanding of AI, notably through its research paper Humans Still Needed. #AIinPR 2019 plans include: A further research paper exploring the application of AI to the professions based on a literature and contemporary paper review. The launch of…

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CIPR #AIinPR launches crowdsourced literature review to explore the impact of AI on professions

The CIPR #AIinPR panel is inviting submissions to a literature review on the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on the professions. The panel’s objective is to understand and characterise the impact of AI based on academic literature and contemporary, informed contributions from think tanks, organisations and individuals. Content shared in the past 12 months via the AIinPR hashtag on Twitter has already been recorded by the panel. Anne Gregory Hon CIPR, Professor of Corporate Communication at the University of Huddersfield, is leading the project. Anne is a former President of the…

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